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Saint's Paradise Cafeteria

601 M St NW, Ste A, Washington DC, DC 20001-3620
+1 202-789-2289
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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601 M St NW, Ste A, Washington DC, DC 20001-3620
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Our tour guide suggested that we give this establishment a try if we wanted to home cooked food. This was truly SOUL FOOD- meaning it felt good to the depths of our souls but couldn't do it everyday. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank n2self
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Delicious comfort food! When I need a taste of soul food, I come here. Always fresh, seasoned, and plentiful. Perfect cabbage and the macaroni and cheese tastes like home. Relaxing atmosphere and community. Sit, enjoy your meal with no haste. Saturday for lunch was smooth...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank cocomcm
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Thought I would try some some down home county cooking, for a change. Found out this place was popular for soul food in the area, and convenient to the convention center, not far from the metro, in the downtown area. If driving, parking on the...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank A M
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Always GOOD! ! Been coming thru here like twenty years, dinner is always on point as well, nice selection, and dessert! !

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank DO M
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Outstanding. Went with two coworkers for lunch and will go back. Excellent, affordable food. Fantastic fried chicken, superb collard greens, great mac & cheese, moist cornbread. Entrance is on M St. btw 6th & 7th, off an alley a little closer to 7th. Clean, carpeted...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Mark H
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

If I could eat anywhere everyday for the rest of my life, it would be this cafeteria! EVERYTHING was amazing and I wish it was closer to my hometown! 😩

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Katara H
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Family Friendly atmosphere. Set up resembles a cafeteria. Excellent southern foods. You get large portions at pocket friendly prices. Definitely a must try for some good southern soul food!!

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Kwan M
Reviewed March 28, 2017

First off after trying several time to get their banana pudding, they always tell me tomorrow they will have it and they never do. Call the phone girls is polite but a liar because the 4 times I call it is always tomorrow and the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank n2wldlfe
Reviewed December 14, 2016

I never come to DC without stopping by Saints Paradise Cafeteria. The southern cuisine cooked by the Church Ladies is made with love and quite honestly heavenly. If you like home cooked southern food, this is the place to be!

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank gsmith922003
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. The food is marvelous. The serving are huge. Good prices for what you get. I ordered a meal with an entree, 2 sides and bread all for $9. I also got a dessert. Total bill less than $13

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank melissarJ1784DH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 M St NW, Ste A, Washington DC, DC 20001-3620
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-789-2289
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